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Brick, NJ
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Living in Brick


Brick is a larger medium-sized coastal township (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 74,903 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Brick is the tenth largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some townships, Brick isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brick are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brick is a township of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brick who work in sales jobs (13.72%), office and administrative support (13.31%), and management occupations (10.60%).

Because of many things, Brick is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Brick a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The township’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Brick has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Brick’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Brick is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The education level of Brick citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.89% of adults in Brick have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Brick in 2018 was $41,675, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,700 for a family of four. However, Brick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Brick is a somewhat ethnically-diverse township. The people who call Brick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brick residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Brick also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.30% of the township’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brick include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Brick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.